Witnesses…

Hello readers!

New bulletin cover here. This Sunday is the first of 2 where we will have missionaries come out to our church and share about their ministries. I decided to make bulletin covers suitable for these next two weeks. This is the second one I have posted, you can find the first one here (https://churchgraphics.wordpress.com/2012/03/05/make-disciples-of-all-nations/). I used a map again. Maps are just so cool and there are so many out there that you can find. The verse I used is in the book of Acts. Its Acts 1:8, it is where Jesus is taken up to heaven, it is before the pentecost and Jesus promises them the Holy Spirit.

Acts 1

Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven

1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God. 4 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. 5For John baptized with[a] water, but in a few days you will be baptized with[b] the Holy Spirit.”

6 Then they gathered around him and asked him, “Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?”

7 He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.

9 After he said this, he was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight.

10 They were looking intently up into the sky as he was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white stood beside them. 11 “Men of Galilee,” they said, “why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven.”

 

Bulletin cover (click on image to view fullsize)

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